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Farewell to the Orient. "Never again kid, never again."

That’s it then. The end of 112 years of playing in the football league. Leyton Orient gone. Not many people will care. We never won anything of note. 1,844 more words

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8 martie 1956 – S-a nascut Laurie Cunningham, primul fotbalist britanic care a jucat pentru Real Madrid

In vara lui 1979, Laurie Cunningham devenea primul fotbalist britanic care imbraca tricoul lui Real Madrid. 195 de milioane de pesetas (950.000 de lire sterline) a fost suma de transfer acceptata de West Bromwich Albion in schimbul atacantului care deja debutase in echipa nationala a Angliei, devenind primul fotbalist de culoare care a bifat o selectie pentru reprezentativa de seniori a Albionului. 148 more words

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Feeding an army

Opinions varied as to the food provided to our soldiers at Witley Camp, but unsurprisingly, complaints were the more common reaction.

After all, as Archie Wills remarked, “When a man was good for nothing else they made him a cook. 389 more words


Back in camp

Leave was up at midnight on October 12th, and every train from London to Milford carried soldiers returning to camp. Archie Wilcox got to his bunkhouse by 9:30 and wasted no time jumping into his “dirty bed.” He found it an unpleasant contrast to the nice clean sheets his relatives had provided.(1) 300 more words